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November 2021

Online-Lecture: Late Qing Perceptions of Risk and Fortune: Plotting Careers in an Age of Anxiety

November 2021 @ 18:15 - 20:15

Late Qing Perceptions of Risk and Fortune: Plotting Careers in an Age of Anxiety Elisabeth Kaske Time: Nov 9, 06:15pm Place: Zoom Meeting-ID: 947 1083 3540 Kenncode: 884668 Abstract: One aspect that strikes observers of nineteenth-century China is the apparent lack of panic in the face of foreign aggression among Qing officials. Max Weber, an avid reader of Peking Gazette translations and the English-language press of coastal China, identified the precarity of status and income—rather than Confucian conservatism—as the main…

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Lecture: The Amorphousness of Post-War and Post-Colonial South Korea and its Regional Contexts

November 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:30

The Amorphousness of Post-War and Post-Colonial South Korea and its Regional Contexts Prof. Im Chong Myong (Chonnam National University) Tuesday, November 16, 18.15 (online) Abstract: The talk deals with the effects of World War Two on East Asia and Korea, and in this context it deals with issues like the re-construction of Western modernism and the inauguration of the nation-states system in the region. The talk also discusses the amorphousness of post-colonial South Korea where, in many respects, modern ideas such as democracy and…

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Yingming Theater #5: The Poetic Quest and its Expression in Dramatic Writing

November 2021 @ 14:00 - 16:30

The Poetic Quest and its Expression in Dramatic Writing 戏剧创作中的诗性追求及其表达 Time: Wed. Nov. 17, 2021. 2:00 PM CET 2021年11月17日周三,欧洲中部时间下午2点   Venue: https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/j/97981532103?pwd=Ykh5ZlgvTG1sYWxWdWxzVHdyOEFZQT09 Zoom Meeting ID: 979 8153 2103 Language: Chinese 中文 Live Streaming: Invited Speakers: Dr. ZHONG Haiqing 钟海清博士 Poster: Zhang Tong 张桐 Lecture Content 讲座内容 Review of theoretical perspectives on “poetic drama” in China and abroad 回顾中外“诗剧”的理论观点 Exploring poetic expression in contemporary theatre 探讨现当代戏剧中的诗性表达 From fragments to synthesis – Poetic expression in the stages of my dramatic writing 从片断到整体——诗性表达在本人戏剧创作的几个阶段…

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Lecture: Yellow Peril with a Dash of Green?: Global Fantasies on an Islamized China at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

November 2021 @ 18:15 - 19:00

Yellow Peril with a Dash of Green?: Global Fantasies on an Islamized China at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Dr. Mohammed Al-Sudairi (Hong Kong University) Tuesday, November 30, 18.15  (online) Presenter: Mohammed Al-Sudairi is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Hong Kong Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences and is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Asian Studies Unit at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. He obtained his PhD in Comparative Politics from the…

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December 2021

Book presentation: “Borderland Infrastructures: Trade, Development, and Control in Western China”

December 2021 @ 18:15 - 19:00

Borderland Infrastructures: Trade, Development, and Control in Western China Alessandro Rippa (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)   Tuesday, December 7, 18:15 https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/j/96044733388?pwd=YU1HbkVnam5CbmZGdXNzeHlWOVJMdz09 Meeting ID 960 4473 3388 Passcode 948177 ABSTRACT: Across the Chinese borderlands, investments in large-scale transnational infrastructure such as roads and special economic zones have increased exponentially over the past two decades. Based on long-term ethnographic research, Borderland Infrastructures addresses a major contradiction at the heart of this fast-paced development: small-scale traders have lost their historic strategic…

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January 2022

Lecture: Play and Performance of Hometown: A Talk on College Theater Production

12. Jan 2022 @ 13:00 - 14:30

Play and Performance of Hometown: A Talk on College Theater Production Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Dr. GAO Ziwen         Time: Jan. 12, Wednesday, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM CET, Beijing Time 8:00 PM-9:30 PM Zoom Meeting: https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/j/96138078236Meeting ID: 96138078236 Language: Chinese with English interpretation Poster: Zhang Tong / Yumin Ao More information under: https://yingmingtheater.com/seminar-series-no-8/ 讲题:《故乡》的编剧与制作——兼谈校园戏剧创作 嘉宾: 高子文(博士)副教授 时间: 1月12日(周三)欧洲中部时间 下午13:00时 北京时间 晚间20:00时 地点:https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/j/96138078236 会议号:96138078236 语言:中文配英文翻译 海报:张桐 / 敖玉敏 Lecture Content 讲座内容 To introduce the production background of Hometown 介绍舞台剧《故乡》的剧本创作背景 To describe the production process…

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Meet Our Authors Lecture Series: Chinese Studies under the Eyes of the Communist Party?  

19. Jan 2022 @ 18:00

Chinese Studies under the Eyes of the Communist Party? Self-censorship, Embedded Research and Ways to Discuss our Positionalities     This lecture is part of the lecture series "TALK TO OUR AUTHORS", organised by the Journal of the European Association of Chinese Studies   Authors: Olga Lomová, Charles University, Prague, Czechia Andreas Fulda, University of Nottingham, UK   Introduced and moderated by: Sascha Klotzbücher, University of Göttingen, Germany/University of Vienna, Austria   Join the discussion on Zoom: Meeting ID: 962…

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July 2022

Digital Dialogues: Nationalism in China and Europe: Global Divergence and Convergence of an Idea

6. Jul 2022 @ 14:00 - 15:30
Oec 0.169, Platz d. Göttinger Sieben 3
Göttingen, Lower Saxony 37073 Germany

Nationalism in China and Europe: Global Divergence and Convergence of an Idea   Stefan Berger Professor of Social History, Ruhr Universität Bochum Xin Fan Associate Professor of History, State University of New York (Fredonia)   July 06, 2022, 2:00 PM (GMT +2) in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna On Campus: Oeconomicum 0.169 (University of Göttingen, Platz d. Göttinger Sieben 3, 37073 Göttingen) On Zoom: For registration, please use this zoom link.   Nationalism as a concept is often considered to be…

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Lecture: Empire of Paper. Missionaries, Diplomats, and Early Sinologists as Social Carriers of Translingual Practices and Worldviews

7. Jul 2022 @ 18:00 - 22:00
VG 3.103, Verfügungsgebäude, Platz der Göttinger 7
Göttingen, Lower Saxony 37073 Germany

Empire of Paper. Missionaries, Diplomats, and Early Sinologists as Social Carriers of Translingual Practices and Worldviews Eugenio Menegon Associate Professor of History, Boston University   July 07, 2022, 06:00 PM (GMT +2) in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna On Campus: VG 3.103 (University of Göttingen, Verfügungsgebäude, Platz der Göttinger 7, 37073 Göttingen) On Zoom: For registration, please use this zoom link.   Dictionaries compiled in the last phase of the manuscript age (late 16th to early 19th century) acted as…

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Lecture: The World of Everyday Political Thought: A Transcultural History of a “Chinese” Rhetorical Curriculum, ca. 1200–1600

11. Jul 2022 @ 13:00 - 14:30
ERZ 1.201, Waldweg 26
Göttingen, Lower Saxony 37073 Germany

The World of Everyday Political Thought: A Transcultural History of a “Chinese” Rhetorical Curriculum, ca. 1200–1600 Shoufu Yin Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia   July 11, 2022, 01:00 PM (GMT +2) in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna On Campus: ERZ 1.201 (University of Göttingen, Waldweg 26, 37073 Göttingen) On Zoom: For registration, please use this zoom link.   This talk has two goals. First, it develops a new approach to the studies of political theory and philosophy, one that…

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Lecture: Hun 魂 and Po 魄: An ancient Chinese approach to human psyche and soul

13. Jul 2022 @ 10:00 - 12:00
KWZ 0.701,

Hun 魂 and Po 魄: An ancient Chinese approach to human psyche and soul Dr. Dr. Dominique Hertzer Visiting Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen   July 13, 2022, 10:00 AM (GMT +2) in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna On Campus: KWZ 0.701 Conference Room (University of Göttingen, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, 37073 Göttingen) On Zoom: For online participation, please use this zoom link.   Is there only one soul? What is the relation between body and mind or…

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Lecture: Arab-Chinese Entanglement in the Age of Global Empires

18. Jul 2022 @ 13:00 - 14:30
ZHG 104, Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude, Platz der Göttinger 7
Göttingen, Lower Saxony 37073 Germany

Arab-Chinese Entanglement in the Age of Global Empires Shuang Wen Clinical Assistant Professor of History, New York University Shanghai   July 18, 2022, 01:00 PM (GMT +2) in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna On Campus: ZHG 104 (University of Göttingen, Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude, Platz der Göttinger 7, 37073 Göttingen) On Zoom: For registration, please use this zoom link.   This talk narrates four little-known stories of Arab-Chinese entanglement in the age of trans-imperial collaboration and competition in the late nineteenth and…

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